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The R System
The Look and Feel of R
The Use of these Notes
The R Project
Web Pages and Email Lists
Datasets that relate to these notes
1. Starting Up
1.1 Getting started under Windows
1.2 Use of an Editor Script Window
1.3 A Short R Session
1.3.1 Entry of Data at the Command Line
1.3.2 Entry and/or editing of data in an editor window
1.3.3 Options for read.table()
1.3.4 Options for plot() and allied functions
1.4 Further Notational Details
1.5 On-line Help
1.6 The Loading or Attaching of Datasets
1.7 Exercises
2. An Overview of R
2.1 The Uses of R
2.1.2 R will provide numerical or graphical summaries of data
2.1.3 R has extensive graphical abilities
2.1.4 R will handle a variety of specific analyses
2.1.5 R is an Interactive Programming Language
2.2 R Objects
2.4 Vectors
2.4.1 Joining (concatenating) vectors
2.4.2 Subsets of Vectors
2.4.3 The Use of NA in Vector Subscripts
2.4.4 Factors
2.5 Data Frames
2.5.1 Data frames as lists
2.5.2 Inclusion of character string vectors in data frames
2.5.3 Built-in data sets
2.6 Common Useful Functions
2.6.1 Applying a function to all columns of a data frame
2.7 Making Tables
2.7.1 Numbers of NAs in subgroups of the data
2.8 The Search List
2.9 Functions in R
2.9.1 An Approximate Miles to Kilometers Conversion
2.9.2 A Plotting function
2.10 More Detailed Information
2.11 Exercises
3. Plotting
3.1 plot () and allied functions
3.1.1 Plot methods for other classes of object
3.2 Fine control – Parameter settings
3.2.1 Multiple plots on the one page
3.2.2 The shape of the graph sheet
3.3 Adding points, lines and text
3.3.1 Size, colour and choice of plotting symbol
3.3.2 Adding Text in the Margin
3.4 Identification and Location on the Figure Region
3.4.1 identify()
3.4.2 locator()
3.5 Plots that show the distribution of data values
3.5.1 Histograms and density plots
3.5.3 Boxplots
3.5.4 Normal probability plots
3.6 Other Useful Plotting Functions
3.6.1 Scatterplot smoothing
3.6.2 Adding lines to plots
3.6.3 Rugplots
3.6.4 Scatterplot matrices
3.6.5 Dotcharts
3.7 Plotting Mathematical Symbols
3.8 Guidelines for Graphs
3.9 Exercises
3.10 References
4. Lattice graphics
4.1 Examples that Present Panels of Scatterplots – Using xyplot()
4.2 Some further examples of lattice plots
4.2.1 Plotting columns in parallel
4.2.2 Fixed, sliced and free scales
4.3 An incomplete list of lattice Functions
4.4 Exercises
5.3 Model Formulae, and the X Matrix
5.3.1 Model Formulae in General
*5.3.2 Manipulating Model Formulae
5.4 Multiple Linear Regression Models
5.4.1 The data frame Rubber
5.4.2 Weights of Books
5.5 Polynomial and Spline Regression
5.5.1 Polynomial Terms in Linear Models
5.5.2 What order of polynomial?
5.5.3 Pointwise confidence bounds for the fitted curve
5.5.4 Spline Terms in Linear Models
5.6 Using Factors in R Models
5.6.1 The Model Matrix
*5.6.2 Other Choices of Contrasts
5.7 Multiple Lines – Different Regression Lines for Different Species
5.8 aov models (Analysis of Variance)
5.8.1 Plant Growth Example
*5.8.2 Shading of Kiwifruit Vines
5.9 Exercises
5.10 References
6. Multivariate and Tree-based Methods
6.1 Multivariate EDA, and Principal Components Analysis
6.2 Cluster Analysis
6.3 Discriminant Analysis
6.4 Decision Tree models (Tree-based models)
6.5 Exercises
6.6 References
*7. R Data Structures
7.1 Vectors
7.1.1 Subsets of Vectors
7.1.2 Patterned Data
7.2 Missing Values
7.3 Data frames
7.3.1 Extraction of Component Parts of Data frames
7.3.2 Data Sets that Accompany R Packages
7.4 Data Entry Issues
7.4.1 Idiosyncrasies
7.4.2 Missing values when using read.table()
7.4.3 Separators when using read.table()
7.5 Factors and Ordered Factors
7.6 Ordered Factors
7.7 Lists
*7.8 Matrices and Arrays
7.8.1 Arrays
7.8.2 Conversion of Numeric Data frames into Matrices
7.9 Exercises
8. Functions
8.1 Functions for Confidence Intervals and Tests
8.1.1 The t-test and associated confidence interval
8.1.2 Chi-Square tests for two-way tables
8.2 Matching and Ordering
8.3 String Functions
*8.3.1 Operations with Vectors of Text Strings – A Further Example
8.4 Application of a Function to the Columns of an Array or Data Frame
8.4.1 apply()
8.4.2 sapply()
*8.5 aggregate() and tapply()
*8.6 Merging Data Frames
8.7 Dates
8.8. Writing Functions and other Code
8.8.1 Syntax and Semantics
8.8.2 A Function that gives Data Frame Details
8.8.3 Compare Working Directory Data Sets with a Reference Set
8.8.4 Issues for the Writing and Use of Functions
8.8.5 Functions as aids to Data Management
8.8.6 Graphs
8.8.7 A Simulation Example
8.8.8 Poisson Random Numbers
8.9 Exercises
*9. GLM, and General Non-linear Models
9.1 A Taxonomy of Extensions to the Linear Model
9.2 Logistic Regression
9.2.1 Anesthetic Depth Example
9.3 glm models (Generalized Linear Regression Modelling)
9.3.2 Data in the form of counts
9.3.3 The gaussian family
9.4 Models that Include Smooth Spline Terms
9.4.1 Dewpoint Data
9.5 Survival Analysis
9.6 Non-linear Models
9.7 Model Summaries
9.8 Further Elaborations
9.9 Exercises
9.10 References
*10. Multi-level Models, Repeated Measures and Time Series
10.1 Multi-Level Models, Including Repeated Measures Models
10.1.1 The Kiwifruit Shading Data, Again
10.1.2 The Tinting of Car Windows
10.1.3 The Michelson Speed of Light Data
11.2 Extracting Arguments to Functions
11.3 Parsing and Evaluation of Expressions
11.4 Plotting a mathematical expression
11.5 Searching R functions for a specified token
12. Appendix 1
12.1 R Packages for Windows
12.2 Contributed Documents and Published Literature
12.3 Data Sets Referred to in these Notes
12.4 Answers to Selected Exercises
Section 1.6
Section 2.7
Section 3.9
Section 7.9
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